Film

Savage Beauty
June 2012

Savage Beauty

Blake Lively makes her move as the quintessential kick-ass chick in Oliver Stone's gritty Savages

Q+LA Heidi Murkoff
May 2012

Q+LA Heidi Murkoff

An unexpected media empress makes her move on Hollywood, as What to Expect When You’re Expecting goes big screen

Avenging Angel
April 2012

Avenging Angel

The Killing’s Mireille Enos shows the world her bright side

Editor’s Letter—April 2012
April 2012

Editor’s Letter—April 2012

In a special tribute to the nuances of noir, the best of the genre weighs in on books, bad guys and weapons of choice

Spellbound
March 2012

Spellbound

Mirror Mirror’s Lily Collins—meet the very real girl behind a fairy-tale role

Q+LA Lucy Liu
March 2012

Q+LA Lucy Liu

The actress talks policing on Southland, finding her voice...and maybe not being as tough as nails as her rep

Spy  Work
February 2012

Spy Work

For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work

Merry Prankster
February 2012

Merry Prankster

Joking around with George Clooney—no, seriously—as his A-list friends tell tales on his wicked sense of humor

Viola
February 2012

Viola

Actress Viola Davis talks Hollywood, humility and digging deep to help others

Oscars by the Numbers
February 2012

Oscars by the Numbers

Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all

Culture(d)—February 2012
February 2012

Culture(d)—February 2012

Arts + ideas: John Dickinson on the block, Richard Diebenkorn back to the future—and Ming Wong’s Chinatown sojourn

Twist of Fate
February 2012

Twist of Fate

Reality reimagined as art, as American Idol stunner Katharine McPhee comes to TV with a Smash

50+ Leading Men
February 2012

50+ Leading Men

Matinee idols with the mojo to get the girl and break the box office—vote for the greatest, tell us if we missed any

Editor’s Letter—February 2012
February 2012

Editor’s Letter—February 2012

Movies, math and much more: It’s awards time in Los Angeles

Editor’s Letter—January 2012
January 2012

Editor’s Letter—January 2012

A bounty of good tidings, in the form of pages full of art, culture, food and philanthropy

Bolt Action
November 2011

Bolt Action

With big roles in The Three Musketeers, Immortals and The Hobbit, the time is now for Luke Evans.

Q+LA Ellen Barkin
November 2011

Q+LA Ellen Barkin

Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be.

Editor’s Letter—November 2011
November 2011

Editor’s Letter—November 2011

From chefs to stars, people are dishing this month. See what’s being served.

Best Suited
October 2011

Best Suited

Amber Heard is in the driver’s seat onscreen and off, defying expectations at every turn.

50+ Creature Features
October 2011

50+ Creature Features

A true movie-monster mash. Play the clips, then vote for number one.

Scene Stealers
September 2011

Scene Stealers

Four female faces of film most likely to succeed: Jessica Chastain, Deborah Ann Woll, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Imogen Poots.

The RED Revolution
September 2011

The RED Revolution

Inside the RED Revolution, where one com­pany is changing the way Hollywood makes movies.

Q+LA Jane Lynch
September 2011

Q+LA Jane Lynch

She’s got Glee and so much more—a conversation with TV’s queen of mean.

Editor’s Letter—September 2011
September 2011

Editor’s Letter—September 2011

An issue of stars on the rise, classic TV, fall fashion and a true designing diva.

Q+LA Denis Leary
August 2011

Q+LA Denis Leary

The star of Rescue Me on his series’ contributions and conclusion and the role of Gaelic in his life.

Culture(d)—May 2011
May 2011

Culture(d)—May 2011

In the realm of art and ideas: an exploration of beauty, classic films in L.A.'s classic theaters...and the dark visions of Tim Burton.

Evan Rachel Wood  Nobody’s Baby
April 2011

Evan Rachel Wood Nobody’s Baby

The actress defies Hollywood expectations as a young ingenue through seasoned poise and an almost uncanny range.

Dark Passages
April 2011

Dark Passages

First and foremost a scholar in noir, Otto Penzler picks his 10 favorite lines from the best the genre has to offer on the silver screen.

Q+LA Jeremy Irons
April 2011

Q+LA Jeremy Irons

The Oscar-winning actor shares his thoughts on being the Borgia Pope, meeting von Bülow and almost kissing Jacko.

The Next Factor
March 2011

The Next Factor

Move over, Ryan and Jake—make way for Hollywood’s leading men to-be. The It factor is pulsating in these guys.

The Source Michael Connelly
March 2011

The Source Michael Connelly

The bestselling author shares the roller coaster of seeing his Lincoln Lawyer go from book to big screen.

Q+LA Jerry Weintraub
March 2011

Q+LA Jerry Weintraub

Hollywood’s most prolific multihyphenate wants you to know...well, just about everything he’s learned.

Editor’s Letter—March 2011
March 2011

Editor’s Letter—March 2011

A Hollywood icon talks, fashion’s passion, the Lincoln Lawyer’s winding road...and the silver screen’s leading men to-be.

Rule Britannia!
February 2011

Rule Britannia!

Never underestimate the allure of the English costume drama—a lesson mainstream Hollywood has learned time and again.

MILA KUNIS Range Finder
February 2011

MILA KUNIS Range Finder

With a scope that extends from dark fantasy to tender rom-com, a ravishing ingenue blossoms before our eyes into a leading lady.

50 Most Beautiful Women in Film
February 2011

50 Most Beautiful Women in Film

We name the silver-screen sirens who drop our jaws—see their iconic scenes, then vote for number one...or say who we shoulda picked.

Lesson Plans
February 2011

Lesson Plans

The dignity of teachers in harsh environments gave this Oscar–winning documentarian his liveliehood—and his purpose.

Editor’s Letter—February 2011
February 2011

Editor’s Letter—February 2011

Oscar season focuses the lens of the world right here—and judging by the images, we are not only beautiful, we’re fashionable.

RDN = NYC
January 2011

RDN = NYC

Yeah, we’re talkin’ to Robert De Niro, the unofficial mayor of Gotham.

No Boundaries Kerry Washington
December 2010

No Boundaries Kerry Washington

Already front and center herself on the big screen, the actress shares her true passion: the transformative power of the arts on young people.

Culture(d)—December 2010
December 2010

Culture(d)—December 2010

Los Angeles Times critics, writers and contributors share their 2010 moment of transcendence.

Q + LA Geoffrey Rush
December 2010

Q + LA Geoffrey Rush

With an Emmy, Oscar and Tony behind him, the oh so proper actor stands poised for a second Academy Award, if the buzz surrounding The King’s Speech is on target. He lets us into his world.

Q + LA Zach Galifianakis
November 2010

Q + LA Zach Galifianakis

Though he entered an industry in which name recognition is paramount, this pentasyllabic-surnamed funnyman went with pride of heritage over the lure of fast-track celebrity.

Character Driven
September 2010

Character Driven

With 10 films on tap, Milla Jovovich sits down for a Q&A on the perils of 3-D and shedding that “model turned actress” label.

50: Homes of the Stars
September 2010

50: Homes of the Stars

Vintage postcards from Hollywood’s golden age—wish you were here.

Hollywood Backlot Dinner for Schmucks
June 2010

Hollywood Backlot Dinner for Schmucks

Takes a catbird seat at the table of the sure-to-be hilarious Dinner for Schmucks.

The Real Deal
June 2010

The Real Deal

Tom Selleck is one of Hollywood's best westerners. Now, with an induction into the Cowboy Hall of Fame, turns out he doesn't just talk the talk.

10 Common Lessons
June 2010

10 Common Lessons

Being an A-list rapper would surely grease the wheels in a transition to the big screen, right? Turns out it's more of a handicap.

Matinee Idol
May 2010

Matinee Idol

The ArcLight extends its reign over L.A. movie theaters with a new branch in Pasadena.

On the Edge of Nothing
April 2010

On the Edge of Nothing

There's no metropolis more perfect to serve as noir’s backdrop than the frontier’s end—the “last city,” Los Angeles.